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May 11, 2021
Muslim leaders in Pakistan intervened after nurses at a mental health centre in Lahore were accused insulting Islam on social media. Pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need reported that three nurses at the Punjab Institute for Mental Health faced accusations of blasphemy related to a video uploaded to a nurse’s WhatsApp group. The
March 18, 2021
The CCJP initiative to protect minority girls will include consultations with politicians and other decision makers at both state and national level, promoting community awareness about the problem, and providing legal help for victims.
February 24, 2021
Christian business owners in Pakistan face severe discrimination, according to an entrepeneur speaking at an event last week.
February 17, 2021
The girl has an official birth certificate showing her age to be 12, and family acquaintances had accused the report of “fabricating” evidence from studies of her genitalia, teeth and bones.
January 29, 2021
A Christian staff nurse and gospel singer in Pakistan has been forced to go into hiding after she was accused of committing blasphemy.
December 28, 2020
Aid to the Church in Need has been following closely the case of Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Catholic girl from Madina Town, near Faisalabad.
July 10, 2020
The Catholic Church in Pakistan has condemned discrimination against the country’s religious minorities after a Christian was murdered in a brutal sectarian attack
April 03, 2018
A 10-year-old girl was also injured